CAAMA News 10-3-2021

10th Mar 2021

In this edition of CAAMA News:
* Friends and relatives of world-renowned Pupunya artist Kumunjay Nelson Juggamara gathered for a service in Alice Springs this Wednesday.
* A senior Wiradjuri Elder, currently working for the department of Communities and Justice - Cultural Connections team says the number of children being put into care in NSW has increased, refuting the latest statistics released from the NSW government.
* A new phone contact centre aiming to connect Aboriginal people in language has been established in Darwin.
* Landowners in Katherine have started to receive their share of $56 million dollars in federal compensation for a landmark class action over PFAS contamination.
* And NRL star Cameron Smith has retired from playing rugby league, one day out from the beginning of the 2021 NRL season.